Enhancements to the Radiation Safety Program

The College of Chiropractors of British Columbia has introduced enhanced guidelines and reporting requirements for the operation of radiographic equipment. These include: Amendments to the Bylaws, Section 83(1) Radiation Safety, in force February 17, 2017 Implementation of an X-ray Guideline Implementation of a Fluoroscopy Guideline Reporting Requirements for Radiographic Equipment Going forward, registrants must report any of the following scenarios [...]

By |March 9th, 2017|Categories: CCBC News|0 Comments

All regulated health professions commit to a safer health system for First Nations and Aboriginal People

Today 23 health regulatory bodies in B.C. declared their commitment to making the health system more culturally safe for First Nations and Aboriginal People. In signing the Declaration of Commitment to Cultural Safety and Humility, BC health professionals are the first in Canada to make the pledge. Increasing the level of cultural safety in the health care system through approaches [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Categories: CCBC News|0 Comments

Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (CCGI) Update

As a supporter of CCGI, the College is pleased to share the following updates from the CCGI: The launch of a new series of exercise videos for patients. The exercises in the new video series are based on the latest evidence and have been selected after review by clinicians and researchers from the CCGI team.  Go to the CCGI YouTube [...]

By |February 14th, 2017|Categories: CCBC News|0 Comments

Applications for CCBC Committee Member

The College of Chiropractors of British Columbia is one of 22 regulatory colleges under the Health Professions Act which is charged to serve and protect the public through professional regulation. The College is looking for engaged individuals who are interested in becoming public representatives on various statutory committees. This is a terrific opportunity for individuals with strategic experience to learn [...]

By |February 9th, 2017|Categories: CCBC News|0 Comments

British Columbia Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS) Training

The College strongly encourages all registrants to take part in this meaningful educational opportunity which aims to promote culturally safe health care delivery.  The course is online and is eligible for 8 structured continuing education credits at a cost of $250. The ICS training is a unique, facilitated on-line training program designed to increase knowledge, enhance self-awareness, and strengthen the [...]

By |February 8th, 2017|Categories: CCBC News|0 Comments

Claiming First Aid Courses for Continuing Education

Registrants may claim continuing education (CE) hours for Standard First Aid with CPR-C first aid that meets the requirements set out by the Quality Assurance Committee and is completed in the current CE cycle up until March 31, 2017. First aid certification completed after this date will no longer qualify for continuing education credit. Registrants are reminded that First Aid requirements [...]

By |January 9th, 2017|Categories: CCBC News|0 Comments